Kuwaiti army officer killed in Pattaya
A Kuwaiti army officer “Ahmad Al-Tarakmah” in his twenties was stabbed to death on Saturday during a fight with two bidoon (stateless – from Taima in Jahra, Kuwait) in a bar in Pattaya, Thailand.
The brawl occurred at a bar in Pattaya and involved two other men described as “stateless”, a term that refers to people who live in Kuwait but do not have Kuwaiti citizenship.
Another Kuwaiti citizen was also wounded in the quarrel and has received the necessary medical treatment and left the hospital.
The fight took place at dawn in the bar, and the victim suffered multiple stab wounds and was rushed to hospital, but died from his wounds.
Sukrin Khaokokgroad a 26-year-old cashier at the venue, told investigators that there had been a heated argument between men from Kuwait days before the deadly incident, but there had been no violence at that time. However, following a second altercation, knives were produced and the men fought in front of many witnesses.
Another Kuwaiti citizen was also wounded in the quarrel, received necessary medical treatment and has been discharged from the hospital.
The suspects, Adel Zain Owayed and Mohammad Habeeb Suwayer were detained and awaiting trial for murder.
Kuwait plans to toughen its stance when it comes to issuing passports to bidoon “stateless people” residing in Kuwait following the murder of a Kuwaiti citizen in Thailand. Under the new measures, passports will be issued only to those who need them for studies or medical treatment abroad, overseas business deals or to go to Makkah for Umrah or Hajj, no passports to those who want to travel abroad for tourism or other purposes.
So many incidents with Kuwaitis in Pattaya, where they get beaten up or they stab each other. It seems, they like to carry knives while on vacation in Pattaya. To all the Kuwaitis who visit Pattaya. This is not Kuwait, where you can walk around and look down at Thais, the same way you do back in your home country with migrants workers from Philippines or India. Their is no privilege for you here in Thailand. in matter of fact, they don’t like Arabs in general. That’s why there are a certain areas and bars for you to hang out. If you decided to move out of your designated area, you will not be allowed to get in most of the agogo clubs, bars and certain night clubs.
The conclusion, Stay in the Arab area where they will take your money and make you feel good. Salam